'Armed and dangerous’ Danville man wanted after New Year’s Day domestic violence shooting, police say
DANVILLE, Va. – Danville police are asking for help finding a 24-year-old man they believe shot a woman early on New Year’s Day.
Police responded to Sovah Health Danville at 12:35 a.m. Wednesday after a woman who had been shot in the leg arrived for treatment
The 25-year-old victim told authorities that she was shot in the parking lot of Kickback Jack’s on Crown Drive. She was treated for a non-life-threatening injury and later released.
During the course of the investigation, police determined that Maurice Demetrius Metts shot the woman.
He is wanted on the following charges:
- Malicious wounding
- Use of a firearm in the commission of a felony
- Possess firearm by a convicted felon
- Discharging a firearm in a public place
Metts is currently at large and should be considered armed and dangerous.
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